Apple has updated their App store search algorithm and it has had wide sweeping affects on developers. The changes appear to have happened around December 11th or 12th with developers noticing an average move in position of 40 spots, either up or down.
In a show of solidarity, Apple has changed their homepage to reflect Nelson Mandela’s passing. Reaction is coming in from all over the world and Apple’s leader Tim Cook tweeted this out.
700 million more people will now have access to the iPhone lineup. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple signed a deal with China Mobile today.
Apple has again shown support for December 1st, World AIDS Day. They have even changed the color of Apple logo at some of their flagship stores. Apple is famous for supporting the project. Steve Jobs worked with Bono to get Apple products behind the cause and available to the masses.
Every day, 900 babies are born with HIV. (RED) works with companies like Apple to fight for an AIDS‑free generation by creating (PRODUCT)RED merchandise. A percentage of gross profits from the sale of those products goes to the Global Fund to help fund AIDS programmes in Africa. Since its introduction, (PRODUCT)RED has generated more than $215 million for the Global Fund — more than $65 million from Apple alone. You can help make an impact by purchasing a (PRODUCT)RED iPod or (PRODUCT)RED accessories for iPhone and iPad.
Recently, Jony Ive worked with Marc Newson on different products not only from Apple but other manufactures to be auctioned off at a one of a kind event. Hoping to raise as much as possible for the (PRODUCT)RED cause.
Ashton Kutcher played the late Steve Jobs in the movie “Jobs”. The movie wasn’t quite a hit with critics or fans, scoring only a 26% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and 2.5 stars out of 5 on IMDB.
Apple’s lead designer of products and iOS, Jony Ive, sat down with Charlie Rose and Mark Newson to talk about design. They worked together for Bono’s (Red) charity to design different products to be auctioned off.
Apple was awarded 290 million dollars today by a San Jose jury. Samsung was ordered to pay Apple the money after the second ruling in favor of Apple. Samsung will most likely appeal the decision like they did with the first one.
The city of Cupertino has approved the new Apple campus, so let the spaceship jokes begin. Construction is slated to take off in the next month or so and it is expected to be
The iPad Mini Retina has been spotted in the wild running at 1.3GHz which is just slightly below the 1.4GHz that the brand new iPad Air is running at. It is also the exact same speed as the iPhone 5S which, in our experience, is a very quick device.
Apple hasn’t released any figures yet, but from what we can tell, the iPad Air is selling great. Mixpanel and Fiksu have both released stats that show the iPad Air is being adopted at a much faster rate than previous iPads including 5 times faster than the iPad 4.